Notable Increases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity October 2016 - December 2016 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity January 2016 - September 2016 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
ARGENTINA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 13,240 1,513 775%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 47,222 7,367 541%
INDIA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 6,407 1,708 275%
WORLD Bars-Hot rolled -- S 10,319 2,754 275%
GREECE Line Pipe -- C & A 17,848 4,932 262%
AUSTRALIA Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 18,412 6,483 184%
KOREA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 52,075 18,527 181%
RUSSIA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 10,157 3,720 173%
CANADA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 5,667 2,161 162%
INDIA Line Pipe -- C & A 7,786 3,382 130%
NETHERLANDS Plates in Coils -- C & A 11,335 5,070 124%
ITALY Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 7,516 3,373 123%
VIETNAM Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & 8,748 3,956 121%
TURKEY Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 21,524 10,294 109%
NETHERLANDS Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 11,004 5,411 103%
WORLD Oil Country Goods -- C & A 137,617 71,778 92%
WORLD All Stainless Products 127,526 74,900 70%
VIETNAM Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 6,974 . .
SLOVAKIA Bars-Hot rolled -- S 5,383 . .

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified January 11, 2017, with Licensing data collected through December 2016 and
Final Census data compiled through November 2016.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Any increases for which import levels had been reached between January 2015 and December 2015 have been eliminated
 
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes



Notable Decreases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity October 2016 - December 2016 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity January 2016 - September 2016 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
KOREA Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 14,538 74,817 -81%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified January 11, 2017, with Licensing data collected through December 2016 and
Final Census data compiled through November 2016.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant decrease in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes